Free Download: Guided By Voices' Sweet Ballad 'Doughnut for a Snowman'

Preview a song from the recently reunited band's new album, 'Let's Go Eat the Factory'

December 12, 2011 11:45 AM ET
Guided By Voices
Guided By Voices, 'Doughnut for a Snowman'
Michael Lavine

Click to listen to Guided By Voices' 'Doughnut for a Snowman'

"Doughnut for a Snowman," the latest single from the recently reunited Guided by Voices, is a gentle indie rock ballad grounded in a context that is quite literally sweet. "I married a ridiculous title I had written in a notebook about ten years ago to a jingle conceived for Krispy Kreme doughnuts that I never submitted," says frontman Robert Pollard. "It became about a young female aficionado of Krispy Kreme doughnuts who falls for the neighborhood ice cream man." The song will appear on the band's forthcoming album, Let's Go Eat the Factory, in January, but you can download the track here for free.

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